Phylicia Rashad News

Also Credited As:
  • Phylicia Ayers-Allen

  • Date Of Birth:
    June 19, 1948 (66)
    Birth Place:
    Houston, TX, USA
    Gender:
    Female
    Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Covered at the 92Y in 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

    92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals (including theater's sister, movie musicals), songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts! (more...)

    From Sea to Shining Sea- Where to Find the Brightest Stars at Regional Theaters This Summer!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 15, 2014

    New York City is the place where stars flock to take their turns on the grandest stages in the world. Throughout the past year, Broadway has welcomed such film and television stars as Daniel Radcliffe, Patrick Stewart, Bryan Cranston, Debra Messing and Ian McKellen, as well as a slew of celebrated Broadway favorites such as Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris and many more. The Great White Way isn't the only place for stars to shine on stage though. During the summer months, many cherished performers travel to regional theatres around the country to share their extraordinary talents with the rest of America. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of this summer's starriest productions at a theatre near you! (more...)

    VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of the BLOSSOM Cast Reunion
    by TV News Desk - Jul 05, 2014

    The cast of NBC's 1990's sitcom BLOSSOM got together recently to celebrate the show's return to the airwaves on The HUB Network. Check below for a behind-the-scenes video of their reunion. (more...)

    Lookingglass Theatre to Present DEATH TAX, 9/2-10/12
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

    Kicking off its 27th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents Death Tax, by Lucas Hnath, and directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman. Death Tax runs September 2, 2014 - October 12, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 6/30/14 - Jimmy Awards, New 'Roxie', Shakespeare in America, Sing for Pride and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Jun 30, 2014

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CHICAGO gets a new Roxie, the Jimmys are tonight, go UP CLOSE with SUBMISSIONS ONLY, and talk Shakespeare will celebs at the Delacorte! (more...)

    Tony Winners Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad to Star in SAME TIME NEXT YEAR at Atlanta's True Colors Theatre, 7/8-8/3
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

    True Colors Theatre will present SAME TIME NEXT YEAR, running July 8 - August 3, 2014 at the Southwest Arts Center. Written by Bernard Slade and directed by Chris Coleman, the production will star Tony winners Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 6/19/14 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Opens, KINKY BOOTS Hits 500 and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Jun 19, 2014

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME opens on Broadway tonight, KINKY BOOTS celebrates 500 performances, SIDE SHOW opens at the Kennedy Center and more! (more...)

    National Black Theatre's Spirit Awards Gala, Tonight, 6/18
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

    IT IS NBT'S FOUNDERS DAY!! Come celebrate with the National Black Theatre as we end our landmark 45th year and turn 46! TODAY at NBT (2031 5th Avenue), we are preparing a spectacular night to celebrate nine visionary leaders in our community. All that's missing is YOU! There will be a reception starting at 6:00PM followed by dinner and the award ceremony at 7:00pm. For public transportation, take the 2,3 or the 4,5 lines to 125th Street and walk to 5th Avenue. (more...)

    Mayim Bialik & Cast of BLOSSOM Reunite for Hub Network Marathon
    by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

    The cast of NBC's 1990's sitcom BLOSSOM got together recently to celebrate the show's return to the airwaves on The Hub Network. (more...)

    Ethan McSweeny to Direct Chautauqua Theater Company's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, 6/28-7/6
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

    Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Vivienne Benesch Artistic Director and Sarah Clare CorporandyManaging Director, presents Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning classic A Raisin in the Sun, directed by CTC Resident Director Ethan McSweeny(CTC's The Glass Menagerie, Broadway's A Time to Kill), June 28 through July 6 on the Bratton Stage. (more...)

    2014 TCG National Conference Awards and Final Programming, 6/19-21
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

    Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, proudly announces that at the 24th TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders in San Diego from June 19-21, the following awards will be presented: (more...)

    Broadway Inspirational Voices Surpass Kickstarter Goal For GREAT JOY II
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 11, 2014

    Acclaimed vocal supergroup Broadway Inspirational Voices have surpassed the Kickstarter goal for their new album GREAT JOY II. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Gladys Knight, Natalie Cole & More Celebrate Patti LaBelle's First Performance in AFTER MIDNIGHT
    by Walter McBride - Jun 11, 2014

    The cast and creative team of the Tony Award-nominated smash hit Broadway musical After Midnight, just welcomed Grammy Award-winning legend Patti LaBelle as 'Special Guest Star.' BroadwayWorld was there for her big night and you can check out photos from the backstage, post-show celebration below! (more...)

    Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington Among WIF Award Recipients
    by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

    Since 1977, Women In Film, Los Angeles has annually honored exemplary women in the entertainment industry women who lead by example, who are creative, groundbreaking, and who excel at their chosen fields. (more...)

    BWW TV: A RAISIN IN THE SUN's Kenny Leon on Taking the Tony for Best Direction of a Play
    by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 08, 2014

    As announced earlier this evening, A Raisin in the Sun's Kenny Leon has won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was in the press room to catch up with the winner on what the award means to him - hear what Leon had to say below! As announced earlier this evening, A Raisin in the Sun's Kenny Leon has won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was in the press room to catch up with the winner on what the award means to him - hear what Leon had to say below! (more...)

    A RAISIN IN THE SUN's Kenny Leon Wins Tony for Best Direction of a Play
    by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 08, 2014

    A Raisin in the Sun's Kenny Leon has won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play. Kenny Leon's Broadway credits include August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean (five Tony nominations) and the Tony Award-winning revival of A Raisin in the Sun, both featuring Phylicia Rashad; for the latter, he earned a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Director of a Play. Other directing credits include the Off-Broadway hit Emergence-See featuring Daniel Beaty, Blues for an Alabama Sky, and From the Mississippi Delta (Huntington Theatre). (more...)

    Phylicia Rashad, Jeremy Jordan and More to Star in OUTLIVING EMILY
    by Movies News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

    Variety writes that stage and screen vet Phylicia Rashad has joined the film OUTLIVING EMILY, along with Andre Braugher, Alexis Bledel and Kal Penn. Eric Weber writes and directs with Josh Sugarman producing via Tenafly Film Co. (more...)

    BWW Countdown: You Get to Rank Your Favorite Audra McDonald Roles
    by Matt Tamanini - Jun 04, 2014

    There is little doubt who is the reigning queen of Broadway. With five Tony Awards and eight nominations in just 20 years, Audra McDonald has held that title for quite a while now. In addition to her prolific stage career, she also has found time to do turns on TV and have a recording and touring career. If Audra wins her sixth Tony this Sunday, she will become the first actor to do so in the four major acting categories. (more...)

    QUEEN LATIFAH SHOW Names Todd Yasui Executive Producer, Jack Mori & Ianthe Jones Co-Executive Producers
    by TV News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

    Sony Pictures Television today announced several exciting changes within the ranks of the senior staff of its successful daytime talk series The Queen Latifah Show naming Todd Yasui as Executive Producer and Jack Mori and Ianthe Jones as Co-Executive Producers leading into the show's sophomore season. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 5/21/14 - MISS SAIGON, STARS IN THE ALLEY and More!
    by Jessica Showers - May 21, 2014

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: MISS SAIGON returns to the West End and stars gather for a pre-Tonys, outdoor STARS IN THE ALLEY concert! (more...)

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